Lesson Worksheet: Integers on a Number Line Mathematics • 6th Grade

In this worksheet, we will practice graphing an integer on a number line, writing its opposite, and deriving the relationship between that integer and its opposite.


Which three integers lie between 2 and its opposite on a number line?

  • A1,0,1
  • B1,2,3
  • C3,0,3
  • D3,2,1
  • E2,0,2


On a number line, which integer is halfway between any number and its opposite?

  • AThe number’s opposite
  • BThe number
  • CZero


What is the opposite of zero?

  • Ait doesn’t have one
  • Bzero
  • Cany number


William knows that 5 is 5 units to the left of zero on a number line, and that the opposite of 5 is 5 because it is the same distance from zero in the opposite direction.

What is the relationship between 5 and the opposite of 5?

  • AThey are the same.
  • BThey are opposites.


Two numbers, 𝑎 and 𝑏, are opposite one another. If 𝑎 is 3 units to the right of 8 on a number line, determine the value of 𝑏.


The freezing point of water is 0C, while its boiling point is 100C. If we represent these temperatures by integers on a number line, will they be opposites of each other?

  • ANo
  • BYes


Select the number line which contains opposite quantities that add up to zero.

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • E


The integer 7 is the opposite of 7 because they are the same distance from 0 on a number line, but in opposite directions. Elizabeth wrote that the opposite of 7 is (7), what number is this?


Which of the following is true?

  • A(𝐶)=𝐴
  • B𝐶=𝐴
  • C(𝐶)=𝐵
  • D𝐶=𝐵
  • E𝐶=0


True or False: The opposite of the opposite of a number is the original number.

  • ATrue
  • BFalse

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